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Egypt: An Egyptian Woman Who Dared – the Nawal El Saadawi I Knew

Throughout the Middle East and beyond, the name Nawal El Saadawi is not one that can be received with indifference. During her lifetime and even after her passing on 21 March 2021, the Egyptian author, physician and activist evokes intense feelings that range from love and respect to hatred and...

BREAKING| FG, AU-ECOSOCC, DUROMI flag off domestication/implementation of new decade 2020-2030 of African Women’s Financial and Economic Inclusion

A nominee became an award winning Ambassador, a worthy one and all Womanity won it for Humanity. We are glad. The journey to achieving success is laid with challenges that must be strategically worked watering every path with deliberate action plan. O sons and daughters of Africa Flesh of the...

REMEMBERING IMO’S DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT

March 3, 2021 marked exactly one year that the Supreme Court declined to re-examine and correct herself in the case of Uzodimma vs Ihedioha/SC.1462/2019. While Hope Uzodimma flexes in the euphoria of a controversial mandate; the Supreme Court jurists are held captive by the conscience of their hearts, Imo is...

ANAMBRA 2021: Combating Violence Against Women

In celebrating the International women’s month, WIPF in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung organized a discussion on violence against women in elections. The discussion strategically took place in Awka, Anambra State on March 3rd because of the forthcoming governorship election in November,2021. In her opening remarks, Ebere Ifendu, President of...

Nigeria: WARIF, Ford Foundation Train Stakeholders On Prevention of SGBV

Women at Risk International Organisation (WARIF) in partnership with Ford Foundation is tackling gender based violence in Nigeria with the community based Gatekeepers Project. This includes training and awareness workshops for traditional birth attendants, law enforcement officers and religious leaders. Launched in 2017, the Gatekeepers project commenced with the training...

Zimbabwe: Japan Avails U.S.$4.5 Million to Alleviate Hunger in Female-Headed Households

Japan on Thursday announced it has committed US$4.5 million for emergency food assistance in response to the critical humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe targeting 56 000 vulnerable people. The assistance provided through World Food Programme (WFP) will reach the most vulnerable and food insecure households in urban areas. It will focus...